Port Pirie is home to the world’s largest lead smelting works, operated by Nyrstar. For over 120 years the smelter has been producing and exporting lead, zinc, silver and gold from the site on the Upper Spencer Gulf.
Take the chance to learn more about the dynamic industry that has formed the foundations of Port Pirie with a 2 hour tour of the Nyrstar Port Pirie Smelter. Visitors will be given an understanding of the operations of the smelter, the smelting process and view some work in action. Tours are experienced from the comfort of a coach with an experienced tour guide with tours operating on Monday, Wednesday and Friday of each week from 12:30pm.
Bookings can be made at the Port Pirie Tourism and Arts Centre.